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Tuynhuys - The Building
... to the site being in 1674 when the Dutch East India Company first built a "garden house" to store the tools for the Company's large garden first established by Jan van Riebeeck in 1652 ... by the Governor, a custom which the historical record seems to bear out for all the Dutch Governors that century ... Baroque elements, was influenced by 18th Century Dutch and Dutch East Indies architecture of the time ...
Lamey Island Massacre - Background
... Two years before the Dutch East India Company established a presence on Taiwan in 1624, a Dutch ship named the Golden Lion (Early Modern Dutch Gouden Leeuw ... murder of the Gouden Leeuw survivors, the island was sometimes referred to by the Dutch as Gouden Leeuwseylant (Golden Lion Island) ... There was a desire at the very highest levels of the Dutch East India Company not to let the killings go unpunished, with Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies ...
Achmad Nawir - Career
... He is noted for captaining the Dutch East Indian national team at the 1938 FIFA World Cup, crashing out of the tournament in a 6–0 defeat to Hungary ... The Dutch East Indies automatically qualified for the tournament after their original opponents, Japan, withdrew from the qualifying round ... It was the last international match for Dutch East Indies, who became an independent nation Indonesia in 1945 ...
Cornelis Speelman
... (2 March 1628 – 11 January 1684) was Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies from 1681 to 1684 ... as an Assistant (assistent) in the service of the Dutch East India Company (VOC) ... In 1645 he arrived in Batavia, Dutch East Indies ...

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